vivid Ideas at Seymour Centre
Address: Cnr City rd & Cleveland st, Chippendale
Date: June 3rd & 4th
Buy / Ticket: http://www.seymourcentre.com/
Do Good, Be Good Keynote – 6:30pm on 3 JuneCan art both do good and be good? Are artistic excellence and social impact mutually exclusive? The Do Good, Be Good Keynote will see the founder of the Center for Artistic Activism, Steve Lambert, and the director of the Environmental Health Clinic, Natalie Jeremijenko, each deliever an insightful keynote, followed by a conversation between the two speakers as they compare their experiences.
Lambert and Jeremijenko will discuss their practice, staging provocative and playful interventions in public spaces, and approaches to engaging with and effecting change in communities. Audiences will discover exciting new approaches to generating social impact, and the many ways art can raise the profile of worthy causes and elevate the conversation around social inclusion.
Carnival of the Bold – 7.30pm on 4 JuneCarnival of the Bold will aspire to find new ways, new ideas and new narratives that will shape our world and future. The event will feature performances and discussion led by six social change artists engaged in work that highlights cultural awareness, Indigenous rights, freedom of speech, social justice, gender equality, diversity and racism.
Carnival of the Bold aspires to bring important issues to the mainstream agenda, raise public consciousness and shine new light on what it means to live with greater humanity.
Artists include Malaysian political cartoonist Zunar, visual artist and filmmaker George Gittoes, hip hop artist MC Trey, artist & curator Bindi Cole Chocka, artist and radio host Abdul Abdullah and spoken word artist Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa.
Tickets: Available from the Box Office (02) 9351 7940 or www.seymourcentre.com
Where: Seymour Centre – Cnr City Rd and Cleveland St, Chippendale